Multicooker makes for easy cooking

The Krups 4-in-1 Multi Cooker can cook an entire meal all at once.

Let it do all the work. Crate and Barrel

Sometimes it's nice to have the appliance do all the work for us. While being a cook requires a fair degree of knowledge, patience, and experimentation (and chopping, lots of chopping), sometimes all we want is an easy-to-make meal. While the microwave could provide sustenance from some warm, brightly colored boxed frozen meal, there is no reason why an easy-to-make meal has to be anything but great.

The Krups 4-in-1 Multi Cooker provides for in times of laziness. With the ability to make rice, slow cook, and steam, dinner can be made entirely in one pot. An included steam basket sets over the rice allowing for the ability to steam healthy vegetables to go along with your rice. Or, if you wish, steam seafood; an included cookbook highlights recipes that show you how.

In the morning when there are no leftovers because of how delicious dinner was, the multicooker can also make oatmeal. (The "4" in "4-in-1.") With the large 10-cup capacity (also available in a 5-cup model) nonstick bowl doing all the work, and dishwasher-safe components to boot, it would certainly be tempting to never fire up the stove again.

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